Sony axing Liverpool game studio, ends Psygnosis 28year history

Sony has confirmed that it’s shuttering Studio Liverpool, more famously known as Psygnosis. The publisher was founded in 1984 and is responsible for a legion of best-selling titles including Lemmings, Colony Wars, Destruction Derby, Wipeout and the Formula One games. In a statement, the company said that after a review of its “commercially viable” projects, it’s focusing on projects in other parts of the business — after slashing the studio’s remit in a cost-cutting exercise in 2010. The facility is also the location of the company’s European Quality Assurance team, which will reportedly remain in operation.

Continue reading Sony axing Liverpool game studio, ends Psygnosis’ 28-year history

Sony axing Liverpool game studio, ends Psygnosis’ 28-year history originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 23 Aug 2012 05:23:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink Via: Edge Online, CVG, Joystiq  |  Source: GRrcade, Eurogamer  | Email this | Comments